Ed Oxley, Author at HebTroCo

Ed Oxley

Boots

Our Chukka and Moto Boots are in production right now and will start shipping in the next few weeks. We made a factory visit this week and had a sneak peak at the boots as they were being made. The Chukka Boot uppers are made from a wheatbuck suede from a British tannery. This has been […]

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We don’t make it easy

It would be easy to use a courier company to collect and ship our orders. But we like using the local Post Office. We know the people there and they help us to do a good job. Our business also contributes to keeping that vital local facility open. It’s a choice that we can make. […]

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Nice sack

We love a good sack and we’re chuffed to bits that we’ve finally got rid of plastic mailing bags. To replace them we now have British made paper sacks. They are degradable, compostable and easily recycled helping us reduce the carbon foot print of our packaging. The paper is from sustainable forests to meet Forest Stewardship […]

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We love beer

We love trousers, we love beer and we love a good time. Apt then that our little company started as an idea in the pub, the place where idleness and inspiration coexist in such a fertile and relaxed environment. The British pub has always been a place for business and a place for pleasure. Doing […]

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Women of Hebden #1 Liz

Liz Paton is a bar tender and one of the managers at the Old Gate in Hebden Bridge, birth place of HebTroCo. “I know beer. I know beer so well in fact that I’ve lost count of the amount of times an older gent has told me ‘with knowledge like that you’d make a great […]

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Try-On and buy from North West Barber Co

A full size range of HebTroCo trousers is now available to try on at North West Barber Co, 19-21 Wellgate, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DP. We ran a pop up shop there recently to launch our partnership, taking some trousers and the decks along for a day of hair cutting, record playing, trouser trying and general good […]

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Workwear

Richard is a window cleaner who works in Hebden Bridge. He wears his pair of HebTroCo trousers every day for work, all year round, and he tells us that he loves the feel of them and their hard wearing quality. The trousers have a hard life and have creased and faded with daily wear. We […]

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Cotton tales

Came across these folk today, commemorating the Cotton Famine of 1861-65. It was the American Civil War and cotton bales weren’t coming over to the East Lancashire/West Yorkshire mills. It was also a time of recession after over production and consequently a time of poverty for the workers. The cobbled Rooley Moor Road, that this […]

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Magic Rock Tap

What a fine time we had running a pop up in a brewery. Thanks to Magic Rock Tap for having us and to all the people who came along to buy trousers and check out what we do. Thanks also to our friends Out To Lun.ch for catering and North West Barber Co for making […]

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